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Akarman, Thomas Hubert

Rank and Name,First Lieutenant Thomas Hubert Akarman.

Unit/Placed in,436th Bomber Squadron, 7th Bomber Group (Heavy).


Thomas is born on Aug. 6, 1917 in Brigatine, NewJersey.


Father, Thomas B. Akarman.

Mother, Edith Akarman.

Sister, Edith E. Akarman.

Brother, John N. Akarman.


Thomas enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 0-436665.


Thomas was KIA on the mission, the plane did not returned and never contacted  on, Nov. 29, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


Thomas crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were;

1st Lt. Thomas H. Akarman Pilot

1st Lt. Robert A. Glaesman Navigator

1st Lt. Harry H. Burkhardt Bombardier

1st Lt. Frank R. Verduseo Co Pilot

T/Sgt. Thomas H. Forman Top Turret Gunner

T/Sgt. Maurice W. Robinson Engineer

T/Sgt. Howell F. Davis Radio Operator

S/Sgt. Ernest W. Schofield Waist Gunner

S/Sgt. Russell M. Burkett Tail Gunner

Maybe because 1 man less the mixed up the positions on-board the plane.


Thomas is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Wall of the missing.


Thanks to http://www.cbi-history.com/part_vi_7th_bomb_gp-3.html Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/ 

436th Bomber Squadron
7th Bomber Group (Heavy)
Logo CBI an Flying Tigres C(hina)B(urma)I(ndia)
Airfield Karachi, India
His rank First Lieutenant
Thomas H. Akarman